Qatar plans major investments in museum development

Qatar plans major investments in museum development

Plans to develop three new museums in Qatar are underway as the country aims to further boost its investment in the arts, Qatar Museums (QM) Chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani said at the recently held Doha Forum 2022

M7 Instagram account hacked: Qatar Museums

M7 Instagram account hacked: Qatar Museums

The Instagram account of M7, which is dedicated to innovation and entrepreneurship in the nation’s growing fashion and design industry, has been hacked.

Qatar’s oldest known natural pearl bead discovered in ancient grave: Qatar Museums

Qatar’s oldest known natural pearl bead discovered in ancient grave: Qatar Museums

A local excavation mission led by Qatar Museums’ (QM) Excavation and Site Management head Dr Ferhan Sakal has discovered the oldest known natural pearl bead in Qatar, corresponding to the earliest human settlements on the peninsula.

Qatar Museums’ Culture Pass invites members to explore local architecture throughout March

Qatar Museums’ Culture Pass invites members to explore local architecture throughout March

Qatar Museums (QM) has announced the planned events for this year’s “Marchitecture”, an annual programme that invites its Culture Pass members to explore Qatar’s striking architecture through tours and workshops taking place throughout March.

Qatar Museums announces host of virtual activities for children this month

Qatar Museums announces host of virtual activities for children this month

Qatar Museums has announced that it is hosting a series of virtual activities throughout the month of February for children of all ages to learn more about Qatar’s modern history, the science of plants and the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ)’s collection.

1.2mn World Cup tickets requested for within 24 hours: FIFA

1.2mn World Cup tickets requested for within 24 hours: FIFA

The start of ticket sales for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 has generated huge demand around the world. More than 1.2mn tickets have been requested for by fans worldwide in the first 24 hours of the initial sales period, fifa.com reports.

QM and QU launch 'Al Zubarah: Qatar’s World Heritage City' book at DIBF

QM and QU launch 'Al Zubarah: Qatar’s World Heritage City' book at DIBF

Qatar Museums (QM) and Qatar University (QU) Press have released a book titled 'Al Zubarah: Qatar’s World Heritage City' in Arabic and English, as part of their participation in the 31st Doha International Book Fair (DIBF).

Museums and exhibitions within QM open with full capacity

Museums and exhibitions within QM open with full capacity

All museums and exhibitions within Qatar Museums (QM) will remain open with full capacity, provided that all visitors have completed doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, it was announced.

Qatar Museums enters New Year with compelling January programme

Qatar Museums enters New Year with compelling January programme

Creating an immersive community experience for all ages, Qatar Museums (QM) is set to organise a series of workshops, events, and activities throughout the month of January.

QM presents a glimpse into Qatar’s rich history of pearling

QM presents a glimpse into Qatar’s rich history of pearling

Qatar Museums has concluded 'Pearls of Wonder: a digital era', an immersive digital art exhibition exploring Qatar’s rich history of pearling through the lens of young Qatari artists working today.

QM's Jedariart programme sees Qatari artists painting murals in US cities

QM's Jedariart programme sees Qatari artists painting murals in US cities

Qatar Museums continues to expand its public art initiative ‘Jedariart’, bringing Qatari artists and mural art to the US as part of the Qatar-USA 2021 Year of Culture.

ExxonMobil Qatar, Qatar Museums announce sponsorship of new Dadu, Children’s Museum of Qatar

ExxonMobil Qatar, Qatar Museums announce sponsorship of new Dadu, Children’s Museum of Qatar

ExxonMobil Qatar and Qatar Museums (QM) entered into a sponsorship agreement for Dadu, Children’s Museum of Qatar, with the company signing on as a founding family member.